Emergency Management Advisory Council


The Emergency Management Advisory Council's primary responsibility is to advise the chairperson and the Emergency Management Coordinator on matters pertaining to emergency management, Emergency Management Advisory Council, especially in plan development.

Jackson County Board of Commissioner Appointees:

The commission consists of no more than 12 members - Sheriff or representative, City Police Chief or representative, City Fire Chief or representative, Michigan State Police Jackson Post Commander or representative, Township Fire Chief, Township Police Chief, 1 County Commissioner, 1 City Commissioner, 1 Emergency Medical Services provider, 1 representative of Jackson County Medical Control, 2 citizens at large. The length of term is 2 years and appointments are made in April. 
Position Member/Appointee Term Expiration
Sheriff or Representative Sheriff Gary Schuette 4/2023
City Police Chief or Representative Elmer Hitt 4/2023
City Fire Chief or Representative Dave Wooden 4/2023
MI State Police Jackson Post Commander
or Representative
Kevin Rod 4/2023
Township Fire Chief Scott Grajewski 4/2023
Township Police Chief Howard Noppe  4/2023
County Commissioner Ray Snell 4/2023
City Council Member Freddie Dancy 4/2023
911 Central Dispatch Jason Hamman 4/2023
Jackson Emergency Medical Services 
Kevin Irwin 4/2023
Jackson Co. Medical Control Tim Black 4/2023
Citizen At Large Tim McEldowney 4/2023
Citizen At Large Jeff Kirkpatrick 4/2023